Happy Spaces coming to Torquay
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HAPPY Spaces Torquay is a 600 square meter co-working and community wellbeing space that will launch stages in Gilbert Street on November 29 and the end of February 2020.
The space is located in the heart of town in Gilbert Street and is dedicated to creating community connection, collaboration and creativity in this evolving lifestyle and wellbeing destination.
The aim of the project is to directly inspire more than 100 home-based, creative and wellbeing-based businesses in the Surf Coast Area to experience the social, financial and environmental benefits of working in Happy Spaces co-working office and in addition, create a thriving local economy in the Gilbert Street centre and surrounds through activity and support to local traders.
Fundamentally, the space will be a co-working, event and creation space for startups,professionals, entrepreneurs and small businesses who want to work close to home connect, collaborate and grow their business and create a positive impact. The space will feature a homely, locally inspired and sourced design using repurposed, recycled and regenerative materials.
Holistically, the space will be dedicated to programs and activities that inspire and action community connection, new economy thinking, wellbeing, regeneration and sustainability programs, with a key focus on the local activation of global recognised affiliations BCorporation, The Economics of Happiness/Local Futures (recently featured in 2040 regeneration documentary), Gross National Happiness and more.
Happy Spaces is a certified BCorporation, a global network of 2,788 organisations which uses business as a force for good. Notable BCorps in the Surf Coast area are Bellroy, Patagonia and Cherished Pets.
The proposed outcomes of the project have been prototyped in our spaces in Hampton and Black Rock, however it will see a further evolution and step forward in our approach to creativity, wellbeing and sustainability.
With this group, Happy Spaces has initiated a local Surf Coast, Bellarine and Greater Geelong BCorp chapter to inspire awareness and action for more sustainable business practices and regular scheduled events that advocate this message and inspire action.
The proven prototype concepts in Hampton and Black Rock running more than 90 per cent occupancy. In just two weeks since the release of Torquay membership, we have achieved 15 per cent of our targeted memberships before the space has opened its doors through lead up business and social events. The majority of signed-on members are from creative sectors including TV production and talent, architecture, design, app development, media, content creation and photography.
Head to happyspaces.com.au or phone 03 9521 9278.